Avoid These Pitfalls to Get Maximum Value from Data Science
Data science techniques are getting better, cheaper, and easier to use. Even small and medium sized organizations can now tap these technologies. But, if you fail to properly introduce, support, and integrate data science capabilities, a lot of money can be wasted.
5 Tech Trends for the Enterprise in 2018
The Accenture Vision 2018 report has identified five trends for CIOs and other executives for the year ahead, including citizen AI, extended reality, and data veracity.
For IT in 2018, Think Change and Change Again
Even with the ongoing new developments in core technologies, IT organizations are facing dramatic changes in how they work in 2018 as they embrace new business concepts and strategies.
Train Today's Workforce for Tomorrow's Tech
CEOs are investing more in advanced technologies such as AI, but they aren't planning to invest in retraining their workforces for this technology. A new report from Accenture recommends taking a different approach.
Careers in 2018: Tips from a Top Analytics Recruiter
Top quantitative executive recruiter Linda Burtch of Burtchworks provides insight into how to keep yourself competitive in data science, business intelligence, and other analytics-related careers. Here's how to get ready for a future of new technology, including AI, natural language processing, and IoT.
Why Businesses Must Think About Voice Interfaces, Now
Alexa's popularity among consumers serves as a wake-up call for businesses. Eventually, voice interfaces will replace keyboards, taps and swipes, but organizations must be wary of approaching voice interface design the same way they've approached web and mobile design. Before you begin, consider these points.
Your Analytics Program is Not Ready for Machine Learning
If you are like most organizations, your analytics program is not ready for advanced analytics technologies such as machine learning. Here are a few steps to take to get you closer, or a way you can leapfrog the work to reap the benefits now.
Making AI Safe for Civilized Society
There are plenty of concerns about the safety of artificial intelligence, and it's up to humans to set the standards for safe uses of the technology.
Disasters: Tech to Map Human Behavior in Crises
With the rise in attacks on stadiums, airports, and concerts, along with the increased severity of natural disasters such as hurricanes and floods, researchers at Embry-Riddle are studying how humans behave on the worst days of their lives.
The Business Case for AI
For all of the attention that tools like Siri have generated, we're still only at the dawn of the artificial intelligence revolution.
B2B Chatbots are Poised for Explosive Growth
There are best practices for approaching chatbots and virtual assistants as organizations move to a scenario where tasks happen transparently behind natural language interfaces. We explain some of the opportunities and pitfalls.
Speech Recognition Finds Its Voice
Voice recognition technology seems to be taking over the world, but the concept still has a ways to go before it reaches full maturity.
Facebook AI Finds Your Face, Enabling New Features
Facebook's artificial intelligence (AI) for recognizing faces has enabled three new features to help serve users, including one designed to benefit the blind and sight-impaired. But are there privacy implications?
5 Survival Tactics for Enterprise CIOs in 2018
Longtime tech industry pundit Tim O'Reilly sat down with InformationWeek to talk about the future of business, society, and the enterprise. Here's what he says enterprises must do to compete in a changing business environment.
Beware Analytics' Mid-Life Crisis
Analytics is spreading out to more departments that want to optimize their operations, but that may give users a false sense of freedom from IT. Here are some dynamics currently affecting IT.